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Retro Remodel Planned for High Street Motel

Brent Warren Brent Warren Retro Remodel Planned for  High Street Motel

A makeover is planned for the South Wind Motel, which has stood at 919 S. High St. for over 60 years. Michael Kelley of the Kelley Companies recently presented plans to renovate the building to the Brewery District Commission. He shared a postcard of the motel showing what the building looked like soon after it […]

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Six-Story Addition Proposed for Brewery District Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six-Story Addition Proposed for Brewery District Building

A new proposal from Schiff Capital Group would bring 55 new apartments to the South High Street corridor in the Brewery District. The new units would be located in a six-story addition, to be built behind the two-story, brick building at 514-518 S. High St. A small portion of the existing building – which held […]

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Kolache Republic Sets an Opening Date for Daily Growler Location

Susan Post Susan Post Kolache Republic Sets an Opening Date for Daily Growler Location

Kolache Republic fans can get a sneak peek of the eatery’s new location before it launches regular hours next week. Taking up residence inside The Daily Growler in the Brewery District, Kolache Republic will once again be serving eats on South High Street from 5 – 8 p.m. today, Friday, July 31, and tomorrow, Saturday, […]

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Dough Mama Announces Plans for Second Location

Susan Post Susan Post Dough Mama Announces Plans for Second Location

Dough Mama is doubling down on High Street. The bakery and cafe will open its second location later this summer at 730 S. High St. in the Brewery District. “We realize we are taking a huge risk opening at this time, but we’re hopeful that in the long run this will be a great second […]

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City and County Eying Park Land for New Courthouse Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren City and County Eying Park Land for New Courthouse Building

The City of Columbus and Franklin County announced today that they are considering building a new municipal courthouse at the southeast corner of High and Mound streets downtown. The land is currently occupied by Dorrian Commons Park and the four-story James A. Karnes Building, which holds several county agencies. The Franklin County Municipal Court is […]

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Two Downtown Buildings Now Empty After Being Declared Unsafe

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Downtown Buildings Now Empty After Being Declared Unsafe

The City of Columbus has declared two historic buildings Downtown unsafe after a fire inspection revealed a host of issues, including significant water damage, collapsed floors and crumbling interior walls. The buildings – one is four stories tall and the other three – are located at 171 to 191 S. High St. and owned by […]

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Historic Maennerchor Building to be Preserved

Walker Evans Walker Evans Historic Maennerchor Building to be Preserved

Over the past two years, the fate of the historic Maennerchor building at 966 S. High St. has been up in the air. But thanks to the efforts of two anonymous philanthropists, the building is slated for renovation and preservation in partnership with the nonprofit Jefferson Avenue Center. The property was purchased from the Columbus […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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